Control Yourself

Control Yourself

Control Yourself Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all.” Romans 12:17 I have oftentimes stated the expression, “God doesn’t hold me accountable for what others do to me; however, He holds me accountable how I respond...
Hope in Christ

Hope in Christ

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 5:1 (ESV) When a child is conceived by his or her parents, that child becomes an everlasting being who will live forevermore in eternity future....
LIFE AFTER LIFE

LIFE AFTER LIFE

And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment. (Hebrews 9:27-28) There is an inevitable reality that all human beings will continue to exist after their soul is separated from their bodies. First of all, I have to dispel some myths. Death is...
The Doctrine of Salvation

The Doctrine of Salvation

We believe that the shed blood of Jesus Christ when He died on the cross provides the fundamental basis for forgiveness of sins and salvation, which is the free gift of God’s grace. Salvation is affected by the regenerating work of the Holy Spirit and cannot be...
A NEW YEARS RESOLUTION

A NEW YEARS RESOLUTION

I want to first say Happy New Year to all of you.  We have made it to 2017 by the grace of God.  People express to others that their desire is for them to have a happy and prosperous New Year. There is nothing wrong with that desire, but none of us know that the...
True and Lasting Peace

True and Lasting Peace

Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, among men with whom He is pleased. Luke 2:14 (NASB) Our society has the notion that peace can be achieved by human effort. There has been peace talks that have taken place whenever a conflict has escalated into a war....
LET IT GO

LET IT GO

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all sins. Proverbs 10:12 It is a sad thing for Christians to keep holding things against another Christian when you know God will not be pleased with one blatantly defying His will.  God’s will is for His children to settle...
JESUS LIVES!

JESUS LIVES!

And if Christ be not raised, your faith is in vain; ye are yet in your sins. 1 Corinthians 15:17. The three greatest, monumental days in the course of human history are: the Day Jesus Christ was born, the Day He died and the Day He rose from the dead. These days are...
THE BEST EDUCATION

THE BEST EDUCATION

Let me ask you a question, “Have you, or are you in the process of developing spiritual plan for your children?” Now, let me ask you, “Did you, or are you now developing an educational plan for your children?” I want you to be honest with...
Stay in Your Lane

Stay in Your Lane

From the Pastor’s Desk It is proven in Scripture that God has given to every believer a specific responsibility or responsibilities in the Body of Christ.  Each one is gifted by the Holy Spirit to glorify God and edify the Body of Christ, and there are those who have...
The Problem with Priority

The Problem with Priority

I am noticing a disturbing trend among proclaiming Christians, many are placing themselves as the main priority in their lives. This is a major problem due to the fact they believe that everything in life revolves around them. When that happens, the Lord becomes an...
A CHALLENGE TO MOVE FORWARD

A CHALLENGE TO MOVE FORWARD

Here we stand at the threshold of entering into a New Year. We have been blessed by the grace of God to come to the last Sunday in 2015. This year has been filled with some ups and downs; some good times and some bad times. But through it all, God has been, and...
MISSING CHRISTMAS

MISSING CHRISTMAS

One of the most beautiful songs sung every year during Christmas time is the song, “Mary, Did You Know.” The song says: Mary, did you know, that your Baby Boy would one day walk on Water? Mary, Did you know that your Baby Boy would save our sons and daughters?  Did...
THE NECESSITY OF GIVING THANKS

THE NECESSITY OF GIVING THANKS

In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 1 Thessalonians 5:1 The words to the song by Walter Hawkins and the Love Alive Choir says, Tragedies are common place; all kinds of diseases, people are slipping away;...

WHICH IDOL DO YOU WORSHIP?

You shall have no other gods before me. (Exodus 20:3 ESV) I expect to get a resounding NONE from everyone before reading this. I want to caution you to pause before getting angry and tell me that I have lost my mind because you do not worship any idols at all. Let me...

IT’S NOT HOW YOU START, IT’S HOW YOU FINISH

Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight and the sin which so easily ensnares us and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us… Hebrews 12:1 (NKJV) I remember in April of 1970 when I was...

THE THEOLOGY OF WAITING

But they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength… Isaiah 40:31a (ESV) In a time of rapid happenings; in a time of quick access to whatever we want or need at our very fingertips; in a time where everything is quickly moving at high speed, our society...

Handling Life

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not to your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 Life can be so challenging at times for everyone. It is interesting how many people are always trying to...

TIME TO GROW UP

So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation; if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good. 1 Peter 2:1-3  There comes a point in...

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE RESURRECTION

The reality of Christ’s resurrection is overwhelmingly confirmed in the Bible. Acts 1:1-3 states: The former treatise have I made O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach. Until the day in which He was taken up, after that He through the Holy Ghost...